Continental VancoVikingContact 2

Continental VancoVikingContact 2 photo, test, review, ratings

Continental VancoVikingContact 2 is a Premium Touring Winter tire with symmetrical tread pattern, designed for Vans and Light trucks.

2013 Autocenter Continental Vanco VikingContact 2 Test

In 2013 experts of the Ukrainian publication Autocenter have tested Continental VancoVikingContact 2 at size 215/65 R16C and compared to 7 similar budget, mid-range and premium winter tires.

Continental VancoVikingContact 2 test, review, ratings
5th place in Wet braking. +3.16m braking distance.
Continental VancoVikingContact 2 test, review, ratings
Last place in Dry braking. +2.61m braking distance.
Continental VancoVikingContact 2 test, review, ratings
4th place in Ice braking. +1.38m braking distance.
Continental VancoVikingContact 2 test, review, ratings
2-3rd place in Subj. Ice handling. Subjective score – 9 points.
Continental VancoVikingContact 2 test, review, ratings
1st place in Ice Lateral handling. -0.54sec lap time.
Continental Vanco VikingContact 2 test, review, ratings
4th place in Ice traction. +0.4sec acceleration time.
Continental VancoVikingContact 2 tests, reviews, ratings
6th place in Snow braking. +1.12m braking distance.
Continental VancoVikingContact 2 test, reviews, ratings
3rd place in Subj. Snow handling. Subjective score – 8 points.
Continental Vanco Viking Contact 2 test, reviews, ratings
3rd place in Snow traction. +0.3sec acceleration time.
Continental Vanco VikingContact 2 test, review, ratings
7th place in Slushplaning. +1.6km/h float speed.
Continental Vanco VikingContact 2 test, review, ratings
6th place in Rolling resistance. +0.91kg/t rolling resistance.

2016 Husbilen Continental VancoVikingContact 2 Test

In 2016 experts of the German magazine Husbilen have tested Continental at size 225/70 R15C and compared to 2 similar budget and premium winter tires. Also they included into the test 3 studded tires to compare results.

Continental VancoVikingContact 2 test, review, ratings
1st place in Wet braking. -1.07m braking distance.
Continental Vanco VikingContact 2 test, review, ratings
1st place in Wet handling. -0.6sec handling time.
Continental Vanco VikingContact 2 test, review, ratings
1st place in Dry braking. -0.04m braking distance.
Continental Vanco VikingContact 2 test, review, ratings
2nd place in Subj. Dry handling.
Continental VancoVikingContact 2 tests, review, ratings
3rd place in Ice braking. +0.51m braking distance.
Continental VancoVikingContact 2 tests, review, ratings
3rd place in Ice lateral handling. +7.87sec lap time.
Last place in Ice acceleration. +4.36sec acceleration time.
Continental VancoVikingContact 2 test, reviews, ratings
1st place in Snow braking. -0.02m braking distance.
Continental VancoVikingContact 2 test, reviews, ratings
1st place in Snow lateral handling. -1.25sec lap time.
Continental VancoVikingContact 2 test, review, ratings
1st place in Snow traction. -0.44sec acceleration time.

Overall Continental Vanco VikingContact 2 Review

1. 2013 Autocenter (215/65 R16C) – 4th place and an expert score “Recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • Average wet braking distance.
  • The longest dry braking distance.
  • Short ice braking distance, good handling and traction.
  • Well balanced on the snow.
  • Relatively high rolling resistance.

2. 2016 Husbilen (225/70 R15C) – 1st place.

Main conclusions:

  • The best wet braking distance and handling speed.
  • The best dry braking distance.
  • Good ice performance.
  • Good results on the snow.

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